Matt Love, author of The Far Out Story of Vortex I, will conduct a workshop on "How to Find the Oregon Story," as well as a multi-media presentation on Vortex I, the 1970 rock concert held by the state of Oregon at McIver State Park, followed by a reception and book signing. Light fare and wine will be served. This event is sponsored by the PSU Department of English.
Love is the author of Grasping Wastrels vs. Beaches Forever Inc.: Covering the Fights for the Soul of the Oregon Coast, and Let it Pour: An Unconventional Drinking Guide to the North Oregon Coast. He also writes the "Sone Oregon" column that appears in several Oregon alternative monthlies and is a regular op-ed contributor and book reviewer for The Oregonian. He teaches English and Journalism at Taft High School and has been a volunteer at Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge since 1998.
Workshop: 3:30-5:00 p.m.
Reception and Presentation, 5:30-7 p.m.
The event will be held at PSU's Neuberger Hall (S.W. Broadway and Harrison), Room 407. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.